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LINGUIST List 21.5034

Sun Dec 12 2010

Books: Semantics/Syntax: Brandt, García García (Eds)

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Message 1: Transitivity: Brandt, García García (Eds)
Date: 11-Dec-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Transitivity: Brandt, García García (Eds)
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Title: Transitivity
Subtitle: Form, Meaning, Acquisition, and Processing
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 166
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LA%20166

Editor: Patrick Brandt
Editor: Marco García García
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287816 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287816 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255495 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 99.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255495 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255495 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Abstract:

What happens when a canonically transitive form meets a canonically transitive
meaning, and what happens when this doesn't happen? How do dyadic forms
relate to monadic ones, and what are the entailments of the operations that the
grammar uses to relate one to the other? Collecting original expert work from
acquisition, processing, typological and theoretical syntax-semantics research,
this volume provides a state of the art as well as cutting edge discussion of
central issues in the realm of Transitivity. These include the definition and role
of "Natural Transitivity", the interpretation and repercussions of valency
changing operations and differential case marking, and the interactions between
(in)transitive Gestalts in different categories and at different levels of
representation.

Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
                            Syntax

Written In: English (eng )

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